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Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The male juvenile arrest rate for vandalism in 2012 was 57% below its 1980 level while the female rate decreased to its lowest level since 1982.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex, 1980-2012

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Vandalism by Sex

Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.

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  • Between 1994 and 2012, the male arrest rate for vandalism declined 66% and the female rate fell 45%.
  • In 2012, the male arrest rate for vandalism was more than five times the female rate.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05242. December 09, 2014.

 

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